Ed-tech funding in European markets has fallen over the last year, although not as much as some other regions around the globe.
At SXSW EDU, investors and philanthropic funders said more research needs to be done to develop effective data-literacy products in elementary students.
Social-emotional learning is enormously popular in school districts, and has research backing, but it has come under criticism from Florida officials.
At the SXSW EDU show, a panel of investors said that entrepreneurs who can avoid a common set of missteps will stand out from the crowd.
The acquisition is IXL Learning’s eighth in the past six years, and its portfolio now includes Rosetta Stone, Curiosity Media, and Vocabulary.com.
The new fund will be aimed, in part, at backing education companies that provide personalized learning and data-driven academic support.
Tutoring provider Paper is acquiring two companies in an effort to expand its offerings beyond virtual one-on-one academic support.
The head of a coalition that advocates for stronger broadband for schools and libraries talks about an FCC plan to allow E-rate dollars to be used for K-12 cybersecurity.
When used wisely, technology can help ensure that SEL programs are implemented with fidelity, writes Sarah Potler LaHayne, the CEO of Move This World
Record-high state tax revenues last year have made way for increased education spending in governors’ proposed budgets for the upcoming fiscal year.